Winter storms uncover WWI munitions railroad in New Jersey

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CAPE MAY, N.J. — Winter storms battering the East Coast during the past 10 days are battering beaches to the point that the extra ocean action is laying bare 100-year-old history.

NJ.com reports that residents in Cape May County, N.J., can see the remnants of a World War I-era railroad track used to mine sand and haul cannons for testing cannon shells and explosives.

The news site reports that the track is periodically uncovered by Atlantic Ocean waves, most recently in 2014, only to be covered up again by sand and surf for another year.

The news site also posted artistic images of the tracks from area photographers.

See the original article online.

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